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I’ve sort of become a Food52 junky and their bi-weekly contest. There most recent contest was for the Best Weekday Breakfast Recipe. I decided to make this sweet breakfast bruschetta, because it’s quick and easy enough to make during the week (I mean who needs any additional morning stress), but special enough for your weekend […]

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Now that winter is coming to an end, I’m trying to eat up all of my favorite winter vegetables. One of these new favorites is “broccoli romanesco”. When it comes to food I get all excited when I discover something new. Sometimes I like my new discovery sometimes I don’t. Broccoli romanesco was an easy […]

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It’s the first day of spring! Yeah! Here in Milan the weather has been absolutely gorgeous, sunny and mild. In honor of the arrival of spring I decided to make “risotto alla primavera”, which means spring risotto. Yesterday I went to the market to get all the scrumptious spring ingredients, fresh peas in the pod, […]

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Last Ash Wednesdays I found myself in a strange predicament. I was in Santo Domingo with “Juan” (not his real name). Juan was telling me that I shouldn’t be eating meat, all the while trying to get into my pants! In my non denominational Christian view of the world there was so much wrong with […]

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I’m currently obsessed with a restaurant in Salt Lake City called The Copper Onion. I’m actually so obsessed with this place that it could just be my favorite restaurant in the US right now. If it’s not, cause we’ll I’d have to think long and hard about all the restaurants I’ve been too and looking […]

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Last week was particularly lovely and trying. I think I managed to cover all of the earth’s major climatic zones except for the extreme cold of the arctic circle and the extreme heat of the Sahara desert. In just week I visited Milan, New York, Salt Lake City, San Diego, and Santo Domingo. I’m sure […]

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Since we are on the topic of Po’ Boys, it only seems fit that I share with you all where I had perhaps the most delicious oyster po’ boy of my life. A few years ago, not too long before meeting my husband I dated a guy I’m going to call “Tuna Man”. Now ladies […]

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I’m going through a phase where I am kind of obsessed with Food52. They have a weekly contest, that I’ve been trying to partake in as often as possible. The best part about their contest, is that it pushes me to think even further out of the box. This week’s ingredient is mustard. I love […]

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Closing Ceremony

THE UNIVERSE ALIGNED! (Praise the Lord, Hallelujah). For some miraculous reason the universe aligned and I got to spend a few days having an absolute blast with a great group of girls (and one guy) in SOCHI, RUSSIA (!!!), for the 2014 WINTER OLYMPICS! We arrived in Adler, the former marshland that was built up […]

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